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hmm.. i think i just got ripped off but im not sure. too good to be true?

post #1 of 16
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so i was scanning ebay for sound cards and i saw a creative labs sound blaseter live pci card with 3 minutes left and no bids. so i put in a bid of 2 dollars, and 3 minutes later i won...

i went to pay and then the shipping came out to 8 bucks.

did i really just get that sound card for 10 dollars????
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...m=220244246729


oh wait.. i just looked on newegg and they are 20 bucks, mabye its not such a great card...


and it says that it doesnt work on vista. just my luck! ok well unless one of you has a way to make it work, im switching back to xp once i get it.
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post #2 of 16
In future check what it is before you bid... Bad luck mate, look on it as a learning experience
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post #3 of 16
Man, I would have given you a live-24bit sound blaster. But at least you didn't pay retail.
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post #4 of 16
I would have given him an Audialigy 7.1 SE lol....

That card you won even looks bad and old. What on earth made you think its worth money?
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post #5 of 16
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well its actually OK because im imagining them being better quality then my onboard...
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post #6 of 16
All I can say is DOH.
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post #7 of 16
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oh well i learned my lesson....
ok b4 i be a dumbass again is this a good deal?
http://cgi.ebay.com/LOGITECH-X-240-2...QQcmdZViewItem
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post #8 of 16
If your on a tight budget then yea, decent basic setup for 2.1

review of them: http://www.thinkcomputers.org/index....reviews&id=636

Retail Price: anywhere from $29-$49 http://www.zipzoomfly.com/jsp/Produc...tCode=10006509
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post #9 of 16
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ok thanks! i bought it... rep 4 u cause you actually helped lol

oh and btw... for some reason the money i payed for the sound card got refunded right away to my paypal account

i might have lucked out
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post #10 of 16
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well thats certainly odd

i just went back in ebay and it said that i have to pay for the sound card still, but i did!
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